Gulf Swimming
Level 1

MAy 1, 2017

There’s exciting news for Houston area swimmers! Long-time Gulf swim coaches Gilbert and Karol Legaspi have just announced their new USA Swimming approved club, Swim Houston Aquatics Center (ShAC). The ShAC team will practice year-round at its unique state-of-the-art facility, which boasts a nine-lane heated outdoor competition pool, with six 25-yard short course lanes and three 50-meter long course lanes (which will allow for year-round long course training!)at 6'6' deep across. The ShAC competition pool is adjacent to ShAC’s indoor teaching and aquatic therapy pools. ShAC is the first coach-owned facilty and run USA Swimming approved club in the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area. ShAC is located on three grassy acres of land in Southwest Houston, with easy access for swimmers living in Houston, as well as swimmers from neighboring suburbs, such as Sugar Land, Pearland, Stafford and Missouri City.

SHAC’s goal is provide a high-caliber year-round training program, where all swimmers have the opportunity to meet their desired potential in the pool, while encouraging a life-long love of swimming. To achieve this goal, SHAC will strive to provide the excellence in professional coaching necessary to develop swimmers to the best of their abilities, create a safe and positive atmosphere and develop team unity amongst swimmers, families and coaches, by encouraging and taking pride not only in themselves, but in each other.

For more information regarding the ShAC team or Swim Houston Aquatics Center, please contact Coach Gilbert at [email protected] or Coach Karol at [email protected] . You can also visit the ShAC website at

ShAC is located at 8454 W. Airport Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77071, near the intersection of W. Airport and S. Gessner.

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